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hi this is my first build so sorry if this is a dumb question...
i have a antec 900 case so the psu goes in at the bottom. should i put the psu in upside down so the fan on the psu points up? i dont think i'll get any air in it if i put the fan facing the bottom of the case. it seems obvious just wanna make sure though.
thanks for any help
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Unless you cut a hole in the bottom for fresh air to get to the fan like this, you have to put it in upside down with the fan pointing up.
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Originally Posted by Tmoney909 View Post
hi this is my first build so sorry if this is a dumb question...
i have a antec 900 case so the psu goes in at the bottom. should i put the psu in upside down so the fan on the psu points up? i dont think i'll get any air in it if i put the fan facing the bottom of the case. it seems obvious just wanna make sure though.
thanks for any help
Nothing wrong with putting it in "upside-down".
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post #4 of 6
Welcome...you should be fine!
post #5 of 6
you can do it upside down if the case has no bottom intake, it will draw case air into the psu and out the back. that may be good, that may be bad. good that its drawing warm air from case, helping cool case, bad that its drawing WARM air from case, as opposed to cool air from outside to cool the psu components.

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post #6 of 6
My lian-li has a similar setup and the PSU is intended to go in upside down
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